Person:Thomas Downs (7)

Thomas Downs
b.22 August 1756 Augusta County, Virginia
m. 1750
  1. Jane Downs1751 -
  2. Joseph Downs1752 - 1774
  3. Henry Downs1754 - 1774
  4. Thomas Downs1756 - 1839
  5. Samuel Downs1758 -
  6. William Downs1759 -
  7. MIldred Downs1760 -
m. 1788
  1. Henry Downs1790 -
  2. Margaret Downs1792 -
  3. Frances 'Frankey' Downs1799 -
  4. Joseph Downs1801 - 1819
  5. Larkin Downs1802 - 1871
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Downs
Gender Male
Birth[2] 22 August 1756 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1788 to Mary Courtney
Death[1] 26 November 1839 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Thomas Downs was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Downs, Thomas - born 8/22/1756 in Augusta County, Virginia; family moved in 1762 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where soldier entered service in 1776; granted Pension there in 1832; died 11/27/1839 leaving daughter Frankey Griffith, who resided Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 1851; query letter in file states soldier was son of Zachariah [apparently incorrect]. F-S8337, R847.
  1. FamilySearch: Unidentified database - please replace source when identified.
  2. Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker. Red River Settlers: Records of the Settlers of Northern Montgomery, Robertson, and Sumner counties, Tennessee. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980).